Green Programme

ICE CALL – BACKYARDS PROJECT – SAM FAVRET

(2016, France, 3 minutes)
Filmmaker: PVS Company
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Try to keep up to freerider Sam Favret as he gives us a new perspective of the mythical Mer de Glace, at the heart of Mont-Blanc.

 

WATERS OF THE GREENSTONE

(2017, New Zealand, 26 minutes)
Filmmaker: Simon Waterhouse, Resonate Ltd.
Classification: PG – Coarse Language
Film Synopsis: Through the lens of one of New Zealand’s most important cultural symbols – Pounamu – two women, Robyn and Hollie, attempt to tackle the world’s oldest adventure race: The Kathmandu Coast to Coast.

INTERSECTION: MICAYLA GATTO

(2017, USA, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Lacy Kemp, Juicy Studios
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Mountain biker Micayla Gatto takes the viewer into her world as a painter and as an athlete, riding through beautifully created masterpieces where colours come to life and reality blends with art.

 

THE LAST HONEY HUNTER

(2017, Canada, 35 minutes)
Filmmaker: Ben Knight, Felt Soul Media
Classification: PG – Coarse Language
Film Synopsis: Maule Dhan Rai is the last man in the remote Nepal village of Saadi who’s been visited in a dream by a wrathful forest spirit called Rongkemi. If no one else in the village has the dream, a generations-old tradition may die.

 

JOHANNA

(2016, UK, 4 minutes)
Filmmaker: Ian Derry, Archer’s Mark
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: For freediver Johanna Nordblad, diving under the ice provides a surreal, calming environment that helps heal her injuries.

DREAMWALKERS – THE FAROES PROJECT (TOUR EDIT)

(2017, Australia, 17 minutes)
Filmmaker: Chris Eyre-Walker, Chris Eyre-Walker Photography
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Four friends set out on an adventure to be the first to highline in one of the most unlikely of places: the Faroe Islands.

 

WHY


(2016, France, 7 minutes)
Filmmaker: Hugo Clouzeau, We Are Hungry
Classification: PG – Nudity
Film Synopsis: Iceland. A cold, rugged and forbidding landscape where powerful rivers plunge through bedrock gorges, over massive waterfalls toward the sea. A crew of French kayakers travel here to ask the question, “Why? Why do we do this?”

 

THE FROZEN ROAD (TOUR EDIT)

(2017, UK, 24 minutes)
Filmmaker: Ben Page
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Ben Page sought an adventure of perfect solitude in the Canadian Arctic. Yet the harsh truths of travelling in such a formidable environment were a long way from the romanticisms of a Jack London book.

 

IMAGINATION: TOM WALLISCH

(2017, Canada, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Sherpas Cinema
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Have you ever been that little kid sitting in the back seat of your parents’ car, wishing you were somewhere else? So you imagine a skier on the side of the road, your fingers commanding back flips and roof drops, improbable rail slides and huge airs. Well, what if your imagination came to life?

Banff Mountain Film Festival NZ 2018
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